Corps’ director of Civil Works tours LA River, dams, coastal projects
Col. Julie Balten, LA District commander, right, and Aaron Smith, senior dam safety adviser, second from right, discuss the Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Project with 32nd Congressional District Rep. Grace Napolitano during a tour of the dam Aug. 23 in Montebello, California. At left is Al Lee, director of civil works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Behind Napolitano is Justin Gay, LA District’s deputy district engineer.